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What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?  

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What TV shows do you most want on Netflix streaming? While Netflix does offer some great streaming TV shows, and will likely add more in coming months, several fantastic TV shows are only available via DVDs at the moment. At one point or another, some of the shows listed here were available for Netflix streaming, but for whatever reason, they were pulled. If you have a favorite TV show that you'd love to watch on Netflix streaming, and it's not listed here, by all means, add it!

Let's face it: For all the best streaming Netflix TV shows that are currently available, there are scores of others that you've got to order as DVDs. That can be really frustrating. If you want to sit and watch every single episode of 'Veronica Mars' in two days, then by GOD you should be able to do it, without having to stalk the mailman! And seriously, Netflix, what gives with 'Gilmore Girls'? You can stream every single stinking episode of 'Law & Order: SVU' but you can't give us one of the greatest cop dramas ever on television, 'The Wire,' as a streaming show?

With cult favorite TV shows like 'Freaks and Geeks,' 'The X-Files' and 'Arrested Development' included as part of Netflix's streaming content library, why not try and add more? 'Party Down' comes to mind immediately, as does 'Pushing Daisies' and 'Northern Exposure.'

Be sure to vote for your favorite shows you'd most want on Netflix streaming, add any that might be missing, and hopefully we'll all get what we want. Eventually. Also check out our best TV shows on Netflix list for even more great Netflix viewing. 
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Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Elizabeth Daily, Christine Cavanaugh, Nancy Cartwright
Rugrats is an American animated television series created by Arlene Klasky, Gábor Csupó and Paul Germain for Nickelodeon. The show focuses on a group of toddlers, most prominently ...more
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Justified is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Timothy Olyphant, Nick Searcy, Joelle Carter
Justified is an American television drama series developed by Graham Yost. It is based on Elmore Leonard's short story. Timothy Olyphant portrays Raylan Givens, a tough U.S. Marshal enforcing ...more
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Moonlighting is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Cybill Shepherd, Bruce Willis, Allyce Beasley
Moonlighting is an American television series that aired on ABC from March 3, 1985, to May 14, 1989. The network aired a total of 66 episodes. Starring Cybill Shepherd and Bruce Willis as ...more
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Wizards of Waverly Place is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
kyra-price added Selena Gomez, David Henrie, Jake T. Austin
Wizards of Waverly Place is an American fantasy teen sitcom which ran from October 12, 2007 to January 6, 2012 on Disney Channel. The series was created by Todd J. Greenwald, and stars Selena ...more
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Sabrina, the Teenage Witch is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Dubagee added Melissa Joan Hart, Caroline Rhea, Beth Broderick
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch is an American sitcom based on the Archie comic book series of the same name. The show premiered on September 27, 1996, on ABC to over 17 million viewers in its ...more
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Homeland is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin, Rupert Friend
Homeland is an American political thriller television series developed by Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa based on the Israeli series Hatufim, which was created by Gideon Raff. The series stars ...more
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Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Heather Mitchell added Casey Kasem, Don Messick, Heather North
Scooby-Doo is an American animated cartoon franchise, comprising several animated television series produced from 1969 to the present day. The original series, Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!, was ...more
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Recess is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Brucetothemax10 added Andrew Lawrence, Ashley Johnson, Jason Davis
Recess is an American animated television series created by Paul Germain and Joe Ansolabehere. The series focuses on six elementary school students and their interaction with other classmates ...more
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Band of Brothers is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Scott Grimes, Damian Lewis, Ron Livingston
Band of Brothers is a 2001 American WWII drama miniseries based on historian Stephen E. Ambrose's 1992 non-fiction book of the same name. The executive producers were Steven Spielberg and Tom ...more
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Pushing Daisies is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Lee Pace, Anna Friel, Chi McBride
Pushing Daisies is an American fantasy comedy-drama television series created by Bryan Fuller that aired on ABC from October 3, 2007, to June 13, 2009. The series stars Lee Pace as Ned, a ...more
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Six Feet Under is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy
Six Feet Under is an American drama television series created and produced by Alan Ball. It premiered on the premium cable network HBO in the United States on June 3, 2001, and ended on August ...more
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Happy Days is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Marion Ross
Happy Days is an American television sitcom that aired first-run from January 15, 1974, to September 24, 1984, on ABC. Created by Garry Marshall, the series presents an idealized vision of life ...more
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Pinky and the Brain is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
SnowLeopard44 added Maurice LaMarche, Rob Paulsen, Tress MacNeille
Pinky and the Brain is an American animated television series. It was the first animated television series to be presented in Dolby Surround and the fourth collaboration of Steven Spielberg with ...more
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Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
SnowLeopard44 added Charles Adler, John Kassir, Tress MacNeille
Tiny Toon Adventures is an American animated comedy television series that was broadcasting from September 14, 1990 through May 28, 1995 as the first collaborative effort of Steven Spielberg's ...more
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8 Simple Rules is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
heythereeee added Katey Sagal, Kaley Cuoco, Amy Davidson
8 Simple Rules is an American sitcom, originally starring John Ritter and Katey Sagal. It debuted on ABC on September 17, 2002, and concluded on April 15, 2005. Ritter's character in the series ...more
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The Nanny is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Taylor Parsell added Fran Drescher, Charles Shaughnessy, Daniel Davis
The Nanny is an American television sitcom originally aired on CBS from 1993 to 1999, starring Fran Drescher as Fran Fine, a Jewish Queens native who becomes the nanny of three children from the ...more
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24 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
sonof100maniacs added Kiefer Sutherland, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Carlos Bernard
24 is an American television series produced for the Fox network created by Joel Surnow and Robert Cochran, and starring Kiefer Sutherland as Counter Terrorist Unit agent Jack Bauer. Each ...more
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Are You Afraid of the Dark? is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
tlew198376 added Ross Hull, Raine Pare-Coull, Jodie Resther
Are You Afraid of the Dark? is a Canadian horror fantasy-themed anthology television series. The original series was created by D.J. MacHale and Ned Kandel, and was picked up by Nickelodeon in ...more
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The Fairly OddParents is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
karmatenten added Tara Strong, Susanne Blakeslee, Daran Norris
The Fairly OddParents is an American animated television series created by Butch Hartman for Nickelodeon. The series revolves around the everyday adventures of Timmy Turner, a boy who is granted ...more
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Degrassi: The Next Generation is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
KassahWutke added Stefan Brogren, Aislinn Paul, Melinda Shankar
Degrassi: The Next Generation is a Canadian teen drama television series set in the Degrassi universe, which was created by Linda Schuyler and Kit Hood in 1979. Degrassi is the fourth fictional ...more
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Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Scott Klingaman added Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant, Matt Smith
Doctor Who (BBC, 2005) is a British science-fiction television show created by Sydney Newman, C. E. Webber, and Donald Wilson. The further adventures in time and space of the alien adventurer ...more
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Deadwood is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker
Deadwood is an American western television series created, produced, and largely written by David Milch and aired on the premium cable network HBO from March 21, 2004, to August 27, 2006, ...more
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The Middle is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Patricia Heaton, Neil Flynn, Charlie McDermott
The Middle is an American sitcom about a working-class family living in Indiana and facing the day-to-day struggles of home life, work, and raising children. The show premiered September 30, ...more
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King of the Hill is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
VanessaHawelu added Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon
King of the Hill is an American adult animated sitcom created by Mike Judge and Greg Daniels that ran from January 12, 1997, to May 6, 2010 on Fox. It centers on the Hills, a middle-class ...more
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Bewitched is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Dick Sargent
Bewitched is an American TV situation comedy fantasy which was broadcast for eight seasons on ABC from 1964 to 1972. It was created by Sol Saks under executive director Harry Ackerman, and ...more